A Framework That Provides Clarity

During periods of “low visibility,” confusion reigns: for every indication of one trend, there seems to be a countertrend. The key is to glean from the collective wisdom of reliable leading indicators a clear signal that the economy is headed for a turn.



Monthly U.S. WLI Falls

The level of the monthly U.S. Weekly Leading Index decreases to 142.0 from 142.4, as its growth rate falls to 2.9% from 4.5%.

To put the economic cycle in perspective please see links below:

- watch Lakshman Achuthan's recent interview on Reuters.

- read ECRI's "China Trade Masks Key U.S. Gains".

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